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Former World Darts Champion Ted Hankey Jailed For Sexual Assault



Ted Hankey, former world darts champion, was sentenced to two years in prison today after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

Hankey, 54, pinned the young girl down and sexually assaulted her with a “air of entitlement,” according to Chester Crown Court. The attack happened on September 10, last year, in Crewe, Cheshire, and the victim was between the ages of 16 and 18.

In passing sentence, Recorder of Chester Judge Steven Everett stated that if the attack had not been caught on camera, Hankey would have “denied it to the bitter end.”

‘You genuinely believed nobody would believe her until you were shown the damning evidence,’ said Judge Everett.

‘The nature of what you did, the fact that you pinned her down, your arrogance… You used her to satisfy your disgusting and deviant sexual desires.

‘Your self-pity over losing your status and ability to earn money – I’m sure you’ll never play darts on television again.’

After the courtroom had been cleared of public and press, the footage was shown to the judge.

On Thursday, September 16, the girl reported the incident to police, and Hankey was arrested the same day.

During questioning, he denied committing the crime and later responded ‘no comment’ after seeing the video footage. On Thursday, April 14, he pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Warrington Magistrates’ Court.

Hankey, known as The Count in darts, was the BDO world champion in 2000 and 2009.

His wife is now divorcing him, and his children do not want any contact with him, according to the court.

Earlier, Simon Parry, prosecuting the defendant named Edward Hankey in court, stated, ‘He’s better known as Ted Hankey because he’s a twice winner of the BDO World Darts Championship, in 2000 and 2009.’

‘He flatly denied any wrongdoing, expressing amazement he had been arrested and did not know why she was saying what she had, saying ‘Why would I do that?” said Mr Parry of Hankey’s arrest.

According to the prosecutor, Hankey “made no further comment to all questions” after police informed him that the incident had been recorded.

The woman stated in a victim impact statement read in court that she now suffers from ongoing distress, panic attacks, and heart palpitations.

‘I believe I have developed PTSD as a result of this crime,’ she added.

‘This crime has had a significant negative impact on my mental health.’ I have a strong aversion to men. ‘I find it extremely difficult to make physical contact with others.’

Defending attorney Mark Connor asked for a suspended jail sentence, claiming that the assault was ‘opportunistic,’ that Hankey admitted the crime, and that he wanted to apologize for his actions.

‘He would have denied it to the bitter end if it hadn’t been filmed,’ Judge Everett responded.

Cheshire Police welcomed the two-year prison sentence. Hankey will also have to sign the Sex Offenders’ Register for the next ten years.

Following the investigation, Detective Constable Laura Bradshaw said, ‘I would like to commend the victim for the courage and bravery that she has shown throughout the investigation.’

‘The evidence she provided was critical in Hankey’s prosecution, leaving him with no choice but to plead guilty to the charge against him.’

‘While the victim will never forget what Hankey put her through, I hope that the conclusion of this case provides some closure and allows her to move on with her life.’

‘I also hope that this case inspires other victims of sexual assault to come forward and report their crimes to us.’

‘We take all reports of sexual offenses very seriously, and any reports will be thoroughly investigated, with the victim’s wishes and needs as our top priority.’

‘Victims should never be ashamed to speak out about what has happened to them.

‘They will receive the assistance and support they require from our specialist officers as well as other support agencies with whom we collaborate, and all victims of sexual offenses have the right to remain anonymous.’

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Monkeypox Spreads To Two More Countries After Cases Double In UK



As the global outbreak of monkeypox continues, two more countries have confirmed cases.

Previous cases outside of Africa have been confirmed in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, and elsewhere in recent weeks.

While the UK Health Security Agency announced that the number of cases in the country has risen to 20, Germany and Belgium have both confirmed the presence of the smallpox-like disease.

The medical service of Germany’s armed forces confirmed finding a single case of the “virus beyond doubt for the first time in Germany on May 19 in a patient with characteristic skin lesions.”

Belgian health officials confirmed two cases of the viral disease.

According to a Flemish broadcaster, both were discovered in men who had attended the same party.

Spanish health officials confirmed 14 new cases earlier today, bringing the total to 21, mostly in and around Madrid.

Another 20 cases are suspected, 19 in Madrid’s central region and one in the Canary Islands.

Italy has also confirmed two new infections, bringing the country’s total to three.

Smallpox vaccine is being offered to UK health workers who have been exposed to the virus.

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Namibian School Warns Parents Of ‘Demonic’ Webpage Indoctrinating Children



A Namibian school has issued a warning to parents about a “demonic” website that they claim is indoctrinating children into committing evil acts.

The state-owned Grootfontein Secondary School warned parents in a letter dated 16 May 2022 to be aware of the web pages “Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant” and “FNAF – Five Nights at Freddy” to ensure that their children are not exposed to them.

Mr Botma, the school’s principal, stated that the authorities noticed some of the students acting strangely and out of character.

Botma stated that the children in question were exposed to the Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant website.

The letter read;

16 May 2022


It is with great concern that we bring the following to your attention. We have noticed that some of our learners are acting strangely and out of character.

We learned that some of them came into contact with a terrible webpage called: Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant.

Here children interact with a demonic doll. At first, it is very entertaining and friendly, but after a while, the doll indoctrinates them, dares them and threatens them if they do not do certain things.

Daring them includes: strangle a friend, kill a teacher, burn your house, etc.

Chucky Cheese Restaurant was recently replaced by FNAF- Five Nights at Freddy, which is even worse.

These sites are already active in Namibia.

We urge you to please control what your child is watching on your phone, their own phone, tablets, laptops, etc.

We, as parents, are thinking they are playing an innocent game, but it is NOT. They are dared to even kill.

Please also inform your friends and other family members of this. Please contact our school Counselor with any enquiries or comments. tours faithfully.

Namibian school warns Parents of

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Kwaku Bonsam ‘Curses’ President Akufo-Addo, This Is What He Said



Nana Kwaku Bonsam, a celebrity fetish priest, has expressed Ghanaians’ collective frustration with President Nana Akufo-Addo.

According to him, President Akufo-Addo will go to hell for deceiving Ghanaians and failing the people.

Nana Kwaku Bonsam said on Angel FM, where he pronounced the curses, that Akufo-Addo has failed to deliver on his promises to Ghanaians and is thus a sure candidate for Hell.

“You mentioned that we have the money yet are hungry. But now that you’ve joined the government, we’re even more hungry. We can’t afford to live comfortably, and our girlfriends are deserting us because we can’t afford to keep up,” he explained.

“The bible talks about lies, and the President lied, thus he will go to hell,” the fetish priest believes the President’s lies will send him to hell.

Nana Kwaku Bonsam expressed concern that Ghanaians were living in abject poverty, which had been exacerbated by poor governance and economic hardship.

As a result, he has placed the blame squarely on the shoulders of President Akufo-Addo, who he claims has failed to capitalize on the country’s resources in order to push Ghana to become a prosperous nation.

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